Chad Le Clos easily won the men’s 200m freestyle in a Commonwealth Games-qualifying time, but he wasn’t the only one to notch an event on South Africa’s line-up for next year.
All eyes were on Olympian James Guy yeseterday in Sheffield as the 22-year-old went after his only event at the 2017 Swim England National Winter Championshps, but an even younger gun in Jacob Peters turned heads.
Two-time medalist from Budapest, Ben Proud of Great Britain, lowered his own national record in the men’s 50m freestyle while competing at the European Short Course Championships.
Italy’s 18-year-old breaststroking extraordinaire, Nicolo Martinenghi, was at it again today in Copenhagen.
James Wilby (right) dipped under the British qualification time in the men’s 100m breaststroke and may be in consideration to represent his nation at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Russia maintained its lead in the overall medal table, but saw Hungary break out to be the sole 2nd placed nation through 2 days of competition in Copenhagen.
With just one and a half days of the 2017 European Short Course Championships done and dusted, Irish swimmer Jordan Sloan has already notched himself two individual Irish senior national records to set the stage for his competition.
“I was a bit nervous that I would struggle before the end but I surprised myself,” said Aimee Willmott said after claiming the 400m IM gold at the Swim England Winter Championships, most likely earning her spot on the Commonwealth Games roster.
Russia got off to a roaring start in Copenhagen with the help of teenager Kliment Kolesnikov.
Australian Cate Campbell shows us how it’s done in the women’s 50m freestyle in Queensland.
As if the stop-by-stop World Cup battles between elite sprinters Cate Campbell of Australia and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden weren’t enough, now there’s the chance the pair of Olympic gold medalists will be training alongside one another in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020.
The Copenhagen-bound British squad is small, but stacked with the likes of Peaty, Proud and Anderson.
Mitch Larkin tries an ‘off’ event on for size, while Ariarne Titmus and American Jordan Wilimovsky pull off the distance wins in Queensland.
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Commonwealth Games berths are at stake this week at the 2017 Swim England National Winter Championships.